CBTU Calls on Federal Government to Approve Teck’s Frontier Oil Sands Project

Jan 9, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) has sent a formal request to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, encouraging the approval of Teck Resources Ltd. Frontier Project…

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CBTU Letter to Minister Qualtrough on EI Reform

Dec 12, 2019

Recently, with a number of partners, Canada’s Building Trades Unions participated in a forum on Employment Insurance and as a result of the discussions that took place, sent a letter to…

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CBTU Statement on USMCA

Dec 12, 2019

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) has issued the following statement in response to the ratification of USMCA:   Canada’s Building Trades Unions congratulates the Government of Canada for the work done…

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Jobs for Tomorrow: Starting Today

CBTU report projects 3.3 million construction jobs building a lower-carbon Canada between now and 2050.    CBTU commission the landmark study Jobs for Tomorrow: Canada’s Building Trades and Net Zero Emissions…

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Energy Development

CBTU believes in energy independence for North America and supports oil sands and other hydrocarbon developments in Canada.

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Mobility

CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a Construction Mobility Tax Credit—a personal tax exemption on expenses construction workers typically incur when they temporarily relocate for work.

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Pipelines

CBTU’s campaign in support of pipeline projects is designed to educate the public in communities located along key routes about the benefits of these projects.

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